|Death: ||Feb. 20, 1906|
Selah (Seth) Baxter of New Buffalo, Berrien County, enlisted in Co. G. of the 26th Michigan on August 9, 1862, at the age of 36 though he didn't muster in until December 12, 1862. He mustered out with the regiment at Alexandria, Virginia on June 4, 1865. In 1880 he was listed with Elizabeth Baxter in Chickaming, Berrien County, and in the 1900 Census they were listed at Adrian City, Lenawee County. Selah died February 20, 1906, and they are buried in the Oakwood Cemetery at Adrian.
26th Michigan service included: Camp Jackson, Alexandria, Washington, Suffolk, the New York Draft Riots, Mine Run, Wilderness, Po River, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomoy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg including Deep Bottom, & Ream's Station, Cedar Level Station, White Oak Swamp & Hatcher's Run, Fort Fisher, Sayler's Creek & Farmville, Appomattox and The Grand Review.
Skirmish Regiment for the Union 1st Brigade (Gen. Nelson A. Miles), 1st Division (Gen. Francis Barlow), 2nd Corps (Gen. Winfield S. Hancock)
Elizabeth Baxter (1846 - 1918)*
Maintained by: Sandy Vandertol
Originally Created by: L.G. Overmyer
Record added: Mar 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50466908